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Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Brain Builders

St.vincent de paul has helped transforming numerous live in not only kibera but also nairobi. I was greatly inspired by this kid who lacked money for early childhood Education he was a neighbor's child and greatly enough i was contacted if i could for the kind in the school and fortunately enough we managed to get a change after hussles and bussles the kid nowadays enjoys free education at the school.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: African Union

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I helped make the story happen

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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Portions of this framework are licensed from Cognitive Edge. For more information see www.sensemaker-suite.com